Summit - Full Time Police Officer

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Department Summit Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleFull Time Police Officer
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Summit, NJ

Job Announcement

Summit Police Department, NJ Police JobsSUMMIT POLICE DEPARTMENT


Probationary Police Officer / Full Time

Announcement #: 2023-PO-01 Opening Date: March 31, 2023
No. of Vacancies: 1  Closing Date: May 5, 2023

The City of Summit Police Department is accepting applications  for the position of Police Officer, full time, with one (1) current opening.

Minimum Requirements:

Must possess a current New Jersey Police Training Commission (PTC) – Basic Course for Police Officer (BCPO) certification, possess a valid certificate from a New Jersey PTC recognized police academy signifying completion of the Basic Course for Police Officer; or be an active police academy (NJ PTC-BCPO) trainee;

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements to be eligible for this employment opportunity. The minimum requirements include:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of New Jersey and possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License.
  • Must have received a minimum of 60 college credits, or military service or 2 years of law enforcement service.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently.
  • Must be of good moral character.
  • Shall not have been convicted of any indictable offense or any crime or offense involving moral turpitude.
  • Shall meet the age requirements as set forth by the NJ Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) and state statute.
  • Possess the ability to perform all the tasks and duties of a Police Officer;
  • Pass a medical and psychological examination;
  • Pass an extensive background investigation to include drug screening;

Ability to speak fluent Spanish is a plus.

Applicants must be able to successfully pass a background investigation, psychological screening, drug screening and medical exam.

Starting Salary: $56,952.00

. Applications are due by the end the business, Friday May 5, 2023. 



The City of Summit is an equal opportunity employer.

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